Category Archives: DIY/Maker

Easy DIY Dip Dyed and Tribal Baskets

  Baskets have been a popular and useful household item, probably since people became people. “The earliest known baskets were made about 27,000 BC in eastern Europe. But people probably made baskets much earlier. They just don’t last very well, because they rot.” https://quatr.us/africa/history-baskets-invented-baskets.htm Flash Read More →

Summertime Blues- A Hot Color This Season!

Posted on by ali | diy-maker | college-scene

Swimming in Summertime Blues ~ Want to cool down your summertime wardrobe? Thrift Town has all the blues to help you get through the heat. Blue, being a primary color of many qualities, is said to create productivity in a workspace as well Read More →

Save Some Dough & Celebrate World Baking Day – Thrift Style!

World Baking Day is May 17th! I’m no celebrity chef, but I have a feeling your treats and your family won’t know (or care) they were baked with thrifted spatulas, bowls and baking sheets. Mine don’t! Strap on your favorite apron. Pre-heat the Read More →

DIY Jewelry Organizer

Sometimes I find something old, like this vintage thread organizer, and I say to myself, “This would be a really cool {FILL IN THE BLANK}. Well, in this case, I envisioned spray painting this white and using it to hold and organize my Read More →

Hoppin Easter Baskets!

These aren’t your grandma’s Easter baskets… Read More →

February is National Wedding Month!

February is the month of romance, Valentine’s Day… and National Wedding Month. There are more couples who get engaged during this time of year. So while it’s not a popular time to be actually getting married, lots of planning starts this month! “The Read More →

Mad for Mod! REAL Mid Century Modern Finds

Mid century modern is everywhere and it’s HOT. HOT. HOT! The c  lean lines and simplicity of furniture built in the middle of the 20th century (1933-1965) give off a certain vibe that is fun, fresh and uncomplicated. It’s been the darling of decorating shows and Read More →

New Year Calls For New Pillows!

New year, new pillows! And from my experience, you can never have too many pillows…  I would like to share the amazing pillows cases I found at Thrift Town months ago that I am just now stuffing! When I first found these pillow Read More →

Galvanized Rose Gold Flower Buckets = Great Style

Posted on by Ashley | diy-maker

Rose gold is trending this year. A $10 can of rose gold paint can update your knicks and knacks from around the house (or from Thrift Town) in an instant! I created these striped flower buckets by partially taping off the surface to Read More →

Chalk Painted Holiday Trays

REPEAT AFTER ME. PRIME BEFORE CHALK PAINTING SILVER. Chalk paint is a darling of crafters and makers because it’s generally self priming. With chalk paint you can USUALLY skip the step of priming which is glorious! However, when painting silver plate, you NEED Read More →